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CVE-2007-3739 Detail

Description

mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/13/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/18/2007)

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/29/180
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1378
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-518-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253313
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36592
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11455

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11455
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11455

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3739
NVD Published Date:
09/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017